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1, 2, 3 links

Here’s the start of a new series I’m going to call “1,2,3 links”.  If you follow me on this blog, you’re probably going to like these 3 link 91 more words


Save Money With Big Batch Cooking and Baking

On the practical side of cooking and baking, it just makes sense to do big batches.

You’ll have a messy kitchen to clean up either way, so why not double or triple the recipe and end up with enough left-overs to put in the freezer for those busy days when you don’t have time to cook a meal? 237 more words

Frugal Living


When I was younger, I definitely wasn’t a fan of autumn: autumn usually meant a) back to school; b) days getting shorter, colder and darker. 331 more words


Posh Food on a Pittance

After a slough of despond in my freelance/writing life, things are looking up. Three books I edited as a freelancer just got brilliant reviews, which I fed to myself intravenously as an emergency measure to revive flatlining confidence. 1,098 more words

My daydream Saturday morning...

My daydream Saturday morning would consist of waking up in a bed with a wrought iron head and footboard blinking my sleepy eyes open to a view of beautiful mountains and fall foliage. 486 more words

My Bohemian Life

5 ways to enjoy family time without spending a penny

It’s almost Halloween here in SA, TX, which means the weather has finally dropped from 100° to about 75°! This is my family’s favorite time of year, because it means that we can spend more time outdoors enjoying nature and each other. 814 more words


Bored or Blessed?

I came across this today and it doesn’t resonate with me at all. I’m always promoting the act of cherishing the simple, the mundane, the “ordinary” in every day whether we have a very busy life full of work, travel, kids, appointments, plans…..or a simple, laid back life with very little going on, no big job, no big goals, no big celebrations…. 493 more words